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. it's said to be completed in 2013. >>> more than 200 bus passengers left stranded in texas. coming up, why the red cross had to be called in to help out. >>> another stranded tourist. airline workers decided to help this guy out. >>> some of the best tech toys for kids in 2011, first up, the fidget. a robot for girls ages 6 and up. >> it can dance to music. it can say 150 phrases, it can respond to natural language. >> next up, the v tech advanced notebook. this laptop for ages five up and feature as screen, keyboard, mouse and touch pad. >> for kids trying to get their hands on your laptop this may hold them off for a while. the hardware feels very grown up. >> finally for the budding photographer , the fisher price kid tough, see yourself camera. >> it's a real camera. it takes nice pictures but literally tough, you can drop it and it won't break. >>> crews are working to keep the roads safe for the drivers in abilene. temperatures fell around the freezing mark causing icy conditions. drivers skidding, slipping and spinning out of control, some roadways had to be closed due to hazar
thought they had been covered over and over again, but when i went to texas, i started finding out that most of the stories that we knew about him, the anecdotes that we knew about him, were really a legend that he had, in effect, created about his life and it wasn't really the truth, so i to start all over. c-span: can you remember the moment, the first moment that you said, "i want to do lyndon johnson?" >> guest: well, i was a reporter on newsday, and what i realized was not that i wanted to do biographies, brian. i never conceived of writing books just as the lives of famous men. i really had no interest in that at all. what i wanted to do was explain how political power worked, because i was a reporter and i was covering politics, and i felt that i wasn't really explaining what i had gone into the newspaper business to explain, which was how political power worked, and a lot of it led back to this man, robert moses, a lot of what i didn't understand. now, here was a guy who was never elected to anything, and i was coming to realize that he had more power than anyone who was go
and 848 of the senate amendments and modifications committed to conference, messrs. smith of texas, coble and conyers. from the committee on natural resources, for consideration of sections 313, 601 and 197 of the house bill and modifications committed to conference, messrs. hastings of washington, bishop of utah and markey. from the committee on oversight and government reform for consideration of sections 598, 662, 803, 813, 844, 847, 849, 937 through 939, 1081, 19 -- 1091, 1101 through 1111 and sections 827, 845, 1044, 1102 through 1107 and 2812 of the senate amendments and modifications committed to the conference, messrs. ross of florida, lankford and cummings. from the committee on science, space and technology, for consideration of sections 11 sand 1098 of the house bill and sections 885, 911, 912 of division e of the senate amendments and modifications committed to conference, messrs. hall, quail and sam johnson of texas. from the committee on small business, for consideration of section 804 of the house bill and sections 885 through 887 much division e of the senate amendments a
bachmann and texas cram cramm ron paul and mitt romney. stay with us. [ woman ] my boyfriend and i were going on vacation, so i used my citi thank you card to pick up some accessories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? we talked about getting a diamond. but with all the thank you points i've been earning... ♪ ...i flew us to the rock i really had in mind. ♪ [ male announcer ] the citi thank you card. earn points you can use for travel on any airline, with no blackout dates. ♪ >> mike: welcome back to huckabee and our special republican presidential forum. joining us is texas governor rick perry and the first question from ken cuccinelli. >> good to see you. >> yes, sir. >> you said if elected you would issue a executive order to bloke the health care law. >> absolutely executive order and in those agencies there i a substantial amount of that bill that allowed for the agencies to put the rules in place. i am going to put people in as head of health and human services that share my philosophy that medicare, for instance needs to go back to the states a
outspoken effort in my behalf. >> thank you. >> thank you so much. >> the des moines register met with texas governor rick perry tonight. the editorial staff questioned the presidential county about campaign added and the roll of religion in politics. the newspaper plans to endorse one of the republican candidates two weeks before the iowa caucuses on january 3 inside. this is everover an hour. [inaudible] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] >> it's a pleasure having you here, sir. >> where did you grow up? >> wisconsin. >> yeah? >> iowa. >> iowa. >> iowa. [inaudible conversations] >> great state of ohio. >> midwest. >> wisconsin. >> kansas. [inaudible] >> spent 30 years in texas -- >> the star telegram. >> covered aviation and energy. >> i tell you. kind of a little off the subject but really not. medical technology and what's happened in texas in the last decade in particular, has been just really fascinating. when you talk about our state's economy, back in the '80s, '84, right before we dropped off the cliff and went into a rather substantial an
of my time. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from texas seek recognition? mr. poe: i ask permission to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman is recognized. mr. poe: mr. speaker, i recently received this email from john of houston giving -- as one of the 9.2 million people whose livelihood is supported by the oil and natural gas industry, i am troubled by the recent calls to raise the money. as washington focuses on improving our struggling economy, congress has an opportunity to take our economy in a new direction, one that leads to economic growth and economic security. by promoting policies that encourage domestic oil and natural gas production, we can create 1.4 million jobs and generate $800 billion in additional government revenue by 2013. mr. speaker, john, a person that works for a living, understands better than washington elites that our god-given natural resources should be used to create jobs for americans. time to stop sending american jobs to middle eastern countries to buy their natural resour
problems, drugs, violence on the texas-mexico border, the need for education. he has controversial things like putting on a gasoline tax. all of these issues, his legacy really invigorates our current debate. >> for many americans outside of texas, 1992 was perhaps their introduction to ross perot. he had been on the national stage for a while. in the late 1980's, he began speaking out about these issues that he was concerned about. we looked in our video library and our first coverage of ross perot was in 1987. here he is speaking before the american bankers association that year. >> let's look at where we are and take the rose colored glasses off. all of these people saying the fundamentals are sound, i think we have had enough doctor feelgood. i think we are all grown. i think we are tough enough to take bad news. i think it is time to look at the facts. we have a $3 trillion debt by 1988. our debt is being funded by foreign nations at this point. the greatest nation in the history of man does not have the will to past -- we continue to bridget to pass a national budget. we continue to
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brain, a broken eye socket and a broken nose. >>> house speaker newt gingrich and texas governor rick perry will not be included in virginia's primary. they failed to collect the required 10,000 signatures before the deadline last thursday. a spokesman for the gingrich campaign said earlier today that they would be launching an investigation. virginia does not allow write-in candidates on primary ballots. former massachusetts governor mitt romney and texas congressman ron paul will both be on the march 6th primary ballot. >>> well, it wasn't a christmas miracle for the redskins. but for a while it looked like they could pull out a win today. dan, what you got? >> reporter: happy christmas eve, aaron. so much for that season-ending momentum for the redskins. one week after beating the giants, a team that's fighting for a play-off spot, they can't get it done against the two-win vikings. they drop to 5-10 on the year. it's their sixth loss of the season at home. where home field advantage has simply been nonexistent. the redskins were actually hoping and expecting to get their sixth win
: they are moving back to texas. where unemployment is lower. 8.4%. in 2010 texas gained 75,000 new residents and california lost 130,000. the biggest state shift in the country was people leaving california and heading to texas. >> jobs are just one reason. housing is another. this home sold for a million dollars. yet, here in austin, texas, this home sold for $380,000. the people who bought it moved from california. >> he moved his family and his business from california to austin. they traded in a one bedroom apartment for this four bedroom home. >> if we stayed in california, in order for us to make it where we want to live, we need to be a two income family. >> reporter: with the lower cost of living, his wife now stays home with their daughter. >> we go to gym. swimming lessons. >> reporter: yet they miss the california weather and the ocean. >> my first surf board. >> reporter: for now they will trade blue waters for greener pastures. >>> what does madonna have in common with michael jackson? the gig she handed that will be one of her biggest gigs ever. >>> coming up next on game day.
, and he will crisscross the state visiting 44 towns in report fashion, the go of the fine state of texas, rick perry, joining us. the debates and you, early going, not a great combination but you are feeling better now. >>guest: yeah, i say let's do a bunch more, i'll come early. >>neil: you made fun of yourself, are you more comfortable. >>guest: i am, look when you make mistakes no one is perfect and we have a great debater in the white house. that is not working real well for us, so i'm a doer, and i have an ad on here in iowa talking about i'm not a talker but a doer talking about a million jobs we created in the state of texas and keeping our taxes low and our regulatory climate fair and predictable and we the 13th largest economy in the world if we were stand alobby entity and the reason i called for. congress has to be up there all the time. no, they don't in our state we work for 140 days every other year, we have a balanced budget amendment and our legislators have real jobs living with the citizens they represent, and --. >>neil: how were more part time could congress be? >>gue
to create and construct that pipeline. and 100,000 new jobs within the areas of texas and louisiana as it relates to the processing of that oil. last time i looked, canada was a friend. we buy oil from countries that hate us. and here we turn our back. and you know what canada said. china is ready to step in and help them out. is that really what we want or do we want to bring jobs to america? mr. speaker, with all that's been said, we're to the point where we need to talk about regulations and that's what this bill does. it allows seven amendments that are germane to come to the floor, three republicans and five democratic amendments. and, mr. speaker, i'm happy to yield back the balance of my time and move the previous question on the resolution. the speaker pro tempore: the question is on ordering the previous question on the resolution. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair, the ayes have it. ms. slaughter: mr. speaker, on that i request the yeas and nays. the speaker pro tempore: the yeas and nays are requested. all those in favor of taking this
for this texas girl so i'm from texas, saw frost on the car yesterday morning, wow, we have come a long ways. >> and the frost all over the grass, pretty widespread across the area. >> cold stuff but it is the first week in december and welcome to you. >> thanks, chuck, good to be here. >> not a texas alumni are you? >> no, i'm not a texas alumni. i have to be careful because that can be sensitive. >> it can be sensitive depending on where you spend your time and who has the mug. >> i've spent many years in texas. >> if you wear longhorns that's trouble in my world. that's all right. >> i've been told to also watch the dallas cowboy lingo around here. >> well you won't get any fights from me on that one. outside on a beautiful saturday morning, clear skies, allowed temperatures to drop off well below freezing in many spots especially out to the west of washington. in downtown we're still holding on to 37 degrees but it's 27 in mannasas, 27 culpeper, 28 in leesburg and ashburn, 35 degrees in arlington this morning, 30 degrees in waldorf and laplata. we will be 100% dry all weekend long but th
. >>> we continue our occupy coverage now in texas, where police found a man's body in a 10 on the campus of the university of north texas. investigators don't know who he is yet, but say he was not a student at the school. the medical examiner will perform an autopsy. >>> it's going to take longer for mail to get to where it needs to go. postal service will end its guaranteed next day delivery. they'll announce the cutbacks tomorrow. the goal is to save $3 billion. at least one congressman says even though the government doesn't fund the postal service now, it might be time to privatize it completely. >> one of the things i like about the postal service is we don't appropriate money to them. they have to sell stamps to generate revenue and we want to continue that. you don't cut service, slow down the service, if you want to sell more stamps, and they want to raise rates. that's not a way to drive volume. i think they're moving in the opposite direction. >> the cuts will kick in in the spring. the postal service is considering closing hundreds of processing centers and laying off thousan
consider him to be armed and dpangerous. >> thank you, darcy. police in texas are investigating a christmas tragedy tonight. seven people were found dead inside a single apartment. it happened this morning. it happened in grapevine, texas near dallas. police say four women and three men were all shot to death. the victims range in age from 18 to 60 years old. police say it appears the victims are all related in some way. officers who responded to the scene say it is one of the most tragic incidents they have ever encountered. well this cell phone video of a deadly blaze that left five dead in connecticut early this morning. the three children and their grandparents, died after a fire ripped through their stanford home. the children any mother, a well-known advertising executive, and a family friend, got out alive. fire fighters fried several times to rescue the people inside. but the intense heat from the flames kept pushing them back. fire officials say the cause of the fire is still under investigation. gop presidential candidate newt gingrich says, not making it on to prit marthe primary
of the same frustrations you express. >> our next call comes from john calling from san antonio, texas. sit back and give me a few minutes if you do not host: mind not a few minutes, we do not have that much time. caller: nobody has really talked about government sacrifice. the only way you are going to solve what you have, you cannot continue to pay government employees more money than we taxpayers can afford to pay. any business or they pay more money out to the employees -- we pay more money to the employees that the company takes in, that company is going to be bankrupt or seek protection while he gets rid of the problems he created by paying so much money to so many people. it is the same thing with you guys in congress. you have janitor's making $69,000 in the public sector while objectors who paid their wages in the private sector only makes $20,000. i am sorry, you are not worth it. if you want to cut the, cut the department of education. don't cut it over 10 years, cut it over one day. at the department of energy. but it today. that is a real cut. anything else, 5% here or 10% ther
in parts of new mexico, colorado, california, and texas. and not good news for the millions people who will be hitting the roads to spend christmas with loved ones. as for air travel, well, there are in delays reported right new. right now. but, it is still early obviously and that could change. i will monitor american airlines today. after coming under fire the re-election campaign of president obama is saying "thanks, but no thanks," to jon corzine's, cash facing criticism the minute from the former new jersey governor was tainted by his firm, and the mf global collapse so obama for america and the dnc have reindependenced the money, $70,000, to corzine and his wife. the justice department rejected south carolina's new voter i.d. law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls. the feds say that makes it harder for minorities to vote. south carolina can challenge the decision or pass a new law. the attorney general vowing to fight this one. >> the 15-year-old girl who survived being swept away in the tsunami in indonesia has tracked down her parents and telling a very,
, they ought to fix it. >> texas governor rick perry also failed to get enough signatures to appear on the ballot. that means mitt romney and ron paul will be the only republican options for voters when they heado the polls on march 6th. >>> it is now 5:09. 44 degrees. a tragic story out of texas, seven people found shot to death on christmas morning. what authorities say the victims were it's the perfect time to find great deals on the 4g lte devices you love. like the droid bionic by motorola for $199.99. or the pantech breakout for $49.99. our lowest price ever. get the technology you love, on the network you deserve. and for a limited time, get twice the data for the same low price. verizon. >>> welcome back to weather and traffic on the ones. time now is 5:11. this is the kind of morning where you want to grab your favorite fleece jacket and butt it on. we're at 46 degrees, not too chilly. but with the wind blowing, you want to grab something to stay a little warmer. adams morgan at 46. aspen hill at 43 degrees. a few clouds have been drifting through the area. all in all, toda
supreme court case, a case that was very important to texas, the state where perry is of course governor. in lawrence v. texas the supreme court struck down the anti-sodomy law in texas and 13 other states. this happened in 2003, when perry was in fact serving as governor of texas. >> his question is how do i -- how do i defend my criticism of limited government in the lawrence v. texas. listen, here's -- here's the issue that i have.ç i don't dislike government. i just want government to work. i wish i could tell you i knew every supreme court case. i don't. i'm not even going to try to go through every supreme court case. that would be -- you know, i'm not a lawyer. but here's what i do know. i know they're spending too much money in washington, d.c. and $15 trillion worth of debt is on the back of that young man right there. and if we don't go in and cut the size of government, court cases aren't going to make one tinker's heck. >> one tinker's heck. that's the word that showed up in my prompter. i don't know what that means. the "texas tribune" pointed out that perry actually cited
ballot. the state's republican party says texas governor rick perry and newt gingrich did not meet the required minimum 10,000 signatures from registered voters. that numr must also include 400 signatures from each of the state's 11 districts. perry's campaign says it will review the facts to see if an appeal the warranted. gingrich has not yet commented. meanwhile mitt romney and ron paul will be on the ballot. virginia's primary falls on march, super tuesday. >>> donald trump is no longer republican. the real estate mogul changed his voter registration to unayiluated yesterday. he says it keeps his options open for a possible presidential run in 2012 as an independent candidate. trump has said if he does not approve of the republican candidate chosen to oppose president barack obama he would consider entering the race. >>> cuba is releasing 2900 prisoners. but a potomac, maryland, man held for spying is not one of them. alan gross is not included on the list of inmates pardoned. that despite the fact that most are over the age of 60 and in poor health as is gross. he was arrested
. interesting. we're going to check back with you later. >>> still ahead, crime and punishment in a small texas town. the new police chief discovered an unexpected enemy in the fight against drug cartels, corruption within his own ranks. >>> also tonight, a jury recommending death for the man convicted in that deadly home invasion. what the family of his victims is saying tonight when we continue. >>> crime and punishment tonight, a federal gunrunning operation called fast and furious, it was the focus of a heating investigation in which eric holder was accused of withholding information and called for heads to roll. take a look. >> my committee just next door was systemically lied to by your own representatives. there is a high likelihood an individual was deliberately duped, but he was duped by people who still work for you today. still work for you today. >> that was congressman issa. he didn't stop there. listen. >> there has been an attempt to find scapegoats. many of the people have been pointed to do share in the blame. but mr. attorney general, the blame must go to your desk and you mus
go to texas . have texas lost to take everything to santa fe, and he will deal with the demands that says the texas republican came in to the union. i have to ask if all of you have so funds, could you please turn off. thank you. this texas came into the union the debts from the texas republican. texas is demanding that the united states government bailout texas because texas is in bankruptcy. by the way, we will do this. the first federal bailout in american history is texas. i wish that somebody would teach governor perry of texas now. as he talks about secession and running for president the same time. i want to know what country. taylor would deal with these one of the time. in the senate, however, henry clay, the grand old man of american politics has a different idea. he hates taylor. he hates taylor because he thought he should have been the weak nominee in 1848. he does not understand how this of star politician who never did anything suddenly is president rather than henry clay has earned it. and his plan is to run congress and force what he calls an omnibus bill which
. coming up, texas governor rick perry, michele bachmann, ron paul and former massachusetts governor mitt romney. stay with us. ♪ >> mike: welcome back to huckabee and >> welcome back to huckabee and our special, republican presidential forum. joining us now is texas governor rick perry and the first question from ken cuccinelli. >> good morning, good to see you. >> yes. >> and you said if you were president, would you block the health care law, what is your authority to unvalidate a law passed by congress and-- >> in the agencies, also, there's a substantial amount of that bill that allowed for the agencies to put the rules in place. so, i'm going to put people in as the head of health and human services, for instance, that share my philosophy that obviously, medicaid, for instance, needs to be granted back to the states and you know, lord willing we'll get rid of that this summer with the supreme court ruling on the constitutionality issue which i think all of us have joined in that suit and thank you all for being great attorneys general from at that standpoint. it sounds like as pr
there. other g.o.p. contenders are taking aim. looking to derail texas congressman ron paul in the first in the nation rival state, they plan to hit with tv ads. >> all the talk about the ron paul surge and the support that he has out, there the momentum that he hassing into the january 3rd caucuses is real. >> reporter: mitt romney, michele bachmann, rick perry kick off bus tours while santorum goes hunting. mike huckabee says the outcome may boil down to the elements. if the weather is good, mitt romney is in better shape. if the weather is bad, ron paul will win. >> reporter: on january 10th, the nation's first primary is scheduled where romney leads by double digits. begin rich and paul are tied for second ahead of jon huntsman. >> he will take new hampshire by storm and do well there. that will propel him into south carolina where he will have problems. >> i don't think it's over yet. i still think the southern states are problematic for romney. some say he wins iowa and new hampshire, a cake walk for him. i don't think that's necessarily the case. lead in many national polls but it
minnesota, mr. paulson, and the gentleman from texas, mr. dog get, will each control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from minnesota. mr. paulson: i ask unanimous consent that all members have 35 days which to revise and extend their remarks, including extraneous consent. i yield myself as much time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. paulson: i rise today in support of h.r. 365, legislation to extend temporary assistance for needy families and related programs through the end of this fiscal year, as well as to ensure that these funds are spent appropriately. before describing the legislation in greater detail, i note that these same provisions will already approved, the middle class tax relief and job creation act of tuesday of this week. given some of the uncertainty about some of that legislation, it makes sense to ensure that the program continues to assist families past december 31, when its current authorization expires. that's the first and most important thing that this bill will do. the tanner program has been generally success
application to facebook. detailson my journey across america i've learned that when you ask someone in texas if they want "big" savings on car insurance, it's a bit like asking if they want a big hat... ...'scuse me... ...or a big steak... ...or big hair... i think we have our answer. geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. [ baby coughing ] [ coughing continues ] [ female announcer ] more pollution from power plants means more childhood asthma attacks. [ labored breathing ] there's technology that makes the air cleaner but too many plants don't use it. we can't wait. epa must update power plant standards to protect our kids. [ baby coughing ] >>> 5:16. on to the scandal at penn state. former assistant football coach jerry sandusky denied sexually abusing children. he did not give a direct answer when asked if he was sexually attracted to children. >> if i sent i am not attracted to boys, that's not the truth because i attractive to young people, boys girls. >> he is charged with molesting eight boys over a 15-year
fast track approval of the keystone oil pipeline from canada to texas. opposed by environmentalists but backed by some unions and many conservatives. >> the keystone pipeline will create, as have been said, 20,000 to 25,000 jobs or more immediately. >> reporter: but president obama who wants more study of the pipeline vows to veto today's bill if keystone is included. he's escalating the fight, urging democrats to hold up the latest government spending bill until the house passes a plain payroll tax cut extension. i'm steve handelsman, nbc news, capitol hill. >>> a bold new push from the national transportation safety board is calling for an all-out ban of cell phone use while driving. that means no texting, no talking, not even hands-free devices. and now it is up to the states to carry out that recommendation. nbc's brian mooar has details. >> reporter: what began as a school bus trip in missouri ended in a deadly chain collision crash and more than a year later it's leading to a call for an outright ban on drivers using mobile phones. >> and, yes, that does apply to bluetooth, ha
basin right now. as that gets going it will enhance rainfall in texas and kind of streak out through the plains, even make its way toward chicago into late saturday into sunday. there's a look at it for today. travelwise across a good portion of the east looking decent, new york and boston, up through northern and central lower michigan may see a few snow showers. some rain through texas today but we'll get that going into the weekend. as this system blows out through portions of new mexico and oklahoma, we'll see increasing chances for showers and some could be freezing rain, switching to snow through northwest kansas. there's a look at the region. a busy setup across the country. let's check out your local forecast. philadelphia, at least looking for a pretty decent day today. on the cool side this morning, 51 degrees with sunshine by this afternoon. cleveland, may see a few snowflakes mixing in. not expecting a big snow setup. memphis coming in with sun. so, a number of beautiful areas across the country. we'll touch on a few as for some it will be a sleep-in saturday and some a s
be fall but parts of texas are look like a winter wonderland. look at the pictures from midland. about 2 1/2 inchesch snow have fallen-- inches of know have fall enand more is expected today -- fallen and more is expected todayched conditions are perpocket for snowball making. -- today. conditions are perfect for snowball making. >> a winter storm warning and storm across new mexico turning that state into a sheet of ice. that's making it tough for drivers to get around. these image out of albuquerque. people who live there say it's been a while since they have seen weather like this and until temperatures warm up the dangers on the road likely to not go away. >>> nasa makes an out of the world discovery a pays agency is located -- a space agency located a planet called a habitable zone. water can exist making life possible. the agency says planets nearly 2 1/2 times the size of earth and 600 light-years away. >>> you know it seems like bizarre world. texas and new mexico snow flooding in memphis and we have mild rain and no cold temperatures and there's a history. december 5th we get snow
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